Dr. Rahul Shah, MD

Dr. Rahul Shah, MD

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Dr. Rahul Shah, MD is a spinal cord injury specialist in Elmer, NJ and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from UMDNJ--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in 2000 and specializes in spinal cord injury medicine.

330 Front St

Elmer, NJ 08318

Contact Information

(856) 358-2559

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • EmblemHealth
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Shah performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Shah's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

77  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica as Seen in Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
  • Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Cord and Brain Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy

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29  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Rutgers University, Rutgers College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • UMDNJ--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Yale University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Yale University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • University of California, San Francisco
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shah has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Indian
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shah's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shah to family and friends
31 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (27)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Shah's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

I would like to take a moment to thank Dr. Shah for getting my brother back on his feet. About one year ago I sent my brother to Dr. Shah for low back pain with numbness down his right leg. Dr. Shah conservatively treated him for approximately 1 year, until my brother made the decision to undergo...more
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Dr. Shah has been my doctor for six years. He has performed three surgeries that have improved my overall quality-of-life because of cervical spine herniations. What I found fascinating was he used cutting edge technology. Because I'm fused from my c3-c7 with both anterior and posterior surgeries...more
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I am more than pleased with my surgery thanks to Dr. Shah. I suffered back pain for a year and various opinions from a few different doctors. I went to Shah he was very informative. He and his staff made me feel at ease from the office visit as well as in the hospital. The surgery Dr. Shah...more
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I suffered from chronic back pain due to an injury to my lower back. My quality of life was at a low due to my depression and weight gain because of my inability to be active. I met Dr.Shah for a consulting interview,at this point he was very interested and straight forward about his approach to...more
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Dr. Shah was straight forward and honest about the extent of my injury. I had immediate relief in my back after a successful surgery, and have not had pain even a year after. My life is back to normal and I'm back to being active without any complications.
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